Scope: 480 000 sf
Date of estimated completion: 2011
Location: Design Distric, Miami, Florida
Cor is the first sustainable, mixed-use condominium in Miami, it represents a dynamic synergy between architecture, structural engineering and ecology. Rising 400ft above the Design District, Cor extracts power from its environment utilizing the latest advancements in wind turbines, photovoltaic, and solar hot water generation while integrating them into its architectural identity. A hyper-efficient exoskeleton shell simultaneously provides building structure, thermal mass for insulation, shading for natural cooling, enclosure for terraces, armatures for turbines, and loggias for congregating on the ground. Comprising commercial, office, fitness, live/work, and pure presidential spaces, COR provides a uniquely flexible platform for lifestyle enhancement.